If you were going to organize and conduct 200,000 COVID-19 tests on incoming and returning Alabama college students before they start classes in August – who are two of the state’s best institutions to do such a job?Continue reading “UAB leads ambitious COVID-19 testing program of Alabama college students with help from Bruno Event Team”
In the age of social distancing, being able to speak with a doctor from the comfort of your own home is a luxury we can all use. That’s why the Federal Communications Commission has awarded UAB with a $1 million grant to help improve their telehealth capabilities. Here’s how that money will be used.Continue reading “UAB receives $1M Federal grant for telehealth services”
Sometimes I feel like I’m living in two different worlds.Continue reading “To mask or not to mask? Here is why it matters.”
Tune in to Coffee & Collisions: Homebrew at 8:30AM on Friday, May 8 to hear UAB’s Dr. Michael Saag speak about his experience and insight with COVID-19. Join the audience on Facebook or the Alabama Launchpad website.Continue reading “UAB’s Dr. Michael Saag shares his experience with COVID-19 on May 8, 8:30AM”
UAB is making strides to keep patients safe and help stop the spread of COVID-19. Get all of the details on UAB’s new specialized COVID clinic open now in downtown Birmingham, plus find out how you can contribute to the cause and support them now!Continue reading “UAB opens specialized COVID clinic in downtown Birmingham”
Yesterday, the Birmingham City Council approved the first “shelter in place” ordinance to combat the spread of COVID-19 in Alabama. The order goes into effect immediately and runs until April 3.
Looking for a way to help health care professionals prepare for the COVID-19 crisis? Support a mask and PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) Drive this Sunday, March 22, 9:00am to 3:00pm at the Homewood Library – 1721 Oxmoor Rd, Birmingham, AL 35209.
Want to support Birmingham’s great causes? Then attend the many galas and fundraisers happening in our city this February.
Continue reading “Support a good cause, attend Birmingham galas and fundraisers this February”
A recent study showed supporting evidence of a vaccine that can eliminate the majority of cervical cancer cases. The primary author of the study, Dr. Huh, is the professor and director of the UAB Division of Gynecologic Oncology.
Warner Huh, M.D., is also a senior scientist at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center.
In response to several national disease outbreaks, the Alabama Department of Public Health launched a serious infectious disease network. One of the hospitals included in the network is UAB Hospital.